Talking Points:

  • While short-term and long-term trading strategies share many traits, there are also key differences
  • Fundamentals, technicals, time frames and stop/target buffers differ between the two time frames
  • The easiest way to assess your trading time frame is to simply check what frequency charts you use

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Can a single strategy be successfully applied to both a daily and hourly chart? While many of the principles that we practice in our trading are consistent regardless of our time frame, there are certain aspects that require a particular approach to develop a successful strategy. In today's Forex Strategy video, we use GBPUSD and AUDJPY to illustrate the different use of fundamentals, technicals and positioning depending on the time frame we trade on.

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